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Wendy Morton

Conservative - Aldridge-Brownhills

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

(since September 2020)
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)
13th Feb 2020 - 2nd Sep 2020
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Justice)
26th Jul 2019 - 13th Feb 2020
Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)
9th Jan 2018 - 26th Jul 2019
Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)
10th Feb 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Regulatory Reform
12th Oct 2015 - 3rd May 2017
International Development Committee
8th Jul 2015 - 3rd May 2017
Committees on Arms Export Controls
10th Feb 2016 - 3rd May 2017
Backbench Business Committee
13th Jun 2016 - 31st Oct 2016


Department Event
Tuesday 26th October 2021
11:30
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
26 Oct 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (including Topical Questions)
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Department Event
Tuesday 30th November 2021
11:30
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
30 Nov 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development (including Topical Questions)
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Division Votes
Friday 22nd October 2021
Prayers
voted No - in line with the party majority
One of 210 Conservative No votes vs 2 Conservative Aye votes
Tally: Ayes - 3 Noes - 336
Speeches
Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Oral Answers to Questions

All those at risk of persecution in Afghanistan, including religious and ethnic minorities, are eligible to apply to the Afghan …

Written Answers
Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Yemen: Famine
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what recent assessment she has made of the humanitarian situation in …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Monday 4th July 2016
Crown Tenancies Bill 2016-17
A Bill to provide that ​Crown tenancies may be assured tenancies for the purposes of the Housing Act 1988, subject …
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Unionist Buildings
Address of donor: 16-18 Broadway North, Walsall WS1 2AN
Amount of donation or nature and …
EDM signed
Thursday 21st December 2017
BIRMINGHAM FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2022
That this House celebrates the news that Birmingham has been chosen to be the venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games; …

Division Voting information

During the current Parliamentary Session, Wendy Morton has voted in 296 divisions, and never against the majority of their Party.
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Debates during the 2019 Parliament

Speeches made during Parliamentary debates are recorded in Hansard. For ease of browsing we have grouped debates into individual, departmental and legislative categories.

Sparring Partners
Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker)
(13 debate interactions)
Catherine West (Labour)
Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
(8 debate interactions)
Alyn Smith (Scottish National Party)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
(7 debate interactions)
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Department Debates
Ministry of Justice
(19 debate contributions)
Cabinet Office
(16 debate contributions)
Department for International Trade
(4 debate contributions)
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Legislation Debates
Wendy Morton has not made any spoken contributions to legislative debate
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Aldridge-Brownhills Petitions

e-Petitions are administered by Parliament and allow members of the public to express support for a particular issue.

If an e-petition reaches 10,000 signatures the Government will issue a written response.

If an e-petition reaches 100,000 signatures the petition becomes eligible for a Parliamentary debate (usually Monday 4.30pm in Westminster Hall).

Petition Debates Contributed

The Government should explore using the new sanctions regime that allows individuals and entities that violate human rights around the world to be targeted, to impose sanctions on members of the Nigerian government and police force involved in any human rights abuses by the Nigerian police.


Latest EDMs signed by Wendy Morton

21st December 2017
Wendy Morton signed this EDM on Thursday 21st December 2017

BIRMINGHAM FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2022

Tabled by: Caroline Spelman (Conservative - Meriden)
That this House celebrates the news that Birmingham has been chosen to be the venue for the 2022 Commonwealth Games; recognises the way the leaders of the West Midlands Combined Authority and hon. Members have worked together to secure this important achievement for our region; congratulates Andy Street, West Midlands …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 28 Feb 2018)
Signatures by party:
Conservative: 6
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Scottish National Party: 2
Labour: 1
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Commons initiatives

These initiatives were driven by Wendy Morton, and are more likely to reflect personal policy preferences.

MPs who are act as Ministers or Shadow Ministers are generally restricted from performing Commons initiatives other than Urgent Questions.


Wendy Morton has not been granted any Urgent Questions

Wendy Morton has not been granted any Adjournment Debates

5 Bills introduced by Wendy Morton


A Bill to extend public access to certain local audit documents under section 26 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Thursday 27th April 2017 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to make provision for, and in connection with, the removal of the Secretary of State’s powers under the National Health Service Act 2006 to appoint trustees; to make provision transferring to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity the right to a royalty conferred by Schedule 6 to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988; and for connected purposes.

This Bill received Royal Assent on Wednesday 23rd March 2016 and was enacted into law.


A Bill to provide that ​Crown tenancies may be assured tenancies for the purposes of the Housing Act 1988, subject to certain exceptions; to modify the assured tenancies regime in relation to certain Crown tenancies; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - Committee Debate: House Of Commons
Wednesday 1st March 2017
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A Bill to regulate works on certain highways in England by making provision about weekend and bank holiday working and provision about removal of traffic lights and other traffic management measures after the completion of works.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 4th July 2016

A Bill to place a duty on local highways agencies and local transport authorities to make provisions safeguarding wildlife on roads passing through, or adjacent to, specified protected areas; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st Reading: House Of Commons
Monday 4th July 2016

Wendy Morton has not co-sponsored any Bills in the current parliamentary sitting


Wendy Morton has not asked any Written Questions in the current parliament